Whatcha Eating Today VSGers? Wednesday 12/6/17

Erin T.
on 12/6/17 3:10 am
VSG on 01/17/17

Morning VSGers! I woke up with a headache this morning. I think I need to push water today for sure. After coffee of course. Downstate is supposed to get a bunch of snow today, but I believe we're only supposed to get a dusting here. Our weather reporting is always (even more) confusing because we sit right on the border of the mountains and normally don't get what they predict for our 'area' to get.

QOTD: Open topic, someone please choose one!

10 months post-op/Maintenance/132.9lbs

M1: Coffee, PP, Miralax, HC

M2: WF Plain Greek Yogurt w/ SF Pudding Mix and Walnuts

M3: Chicken and Pumpkin Soup

M4: Chuck Eye Steak and Cauliflower Rice

M5: Yogurt w/ PB

E: Planning on going to the fitness center for a 2-mile run

VSG: 1/17/17

HW: 283 SW: 229 CW: 130-ish GW: 145

Goal Reached 7/31/17!!!

Pre-op: 53 M1: 22 M2: 12 M3: 12 M4: 8 M5: 10 M6: 11 M7: 5 M8: 6 M9: 2.4

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Ladyblu
on 12/6/17 4:45 am - Jacksonville, FL
VSG on 09/29/17

Happy hump day everyone! It is almost the weekend again. Hope your head feels better soon Erin.

QOTD: Choice: If you could pick one, would you want the ability to fly, breathe under water or see through walls?

I would want to fly. Soaring through the skies has always been a happy dream of mine. When I have that dream I know that everything is going great in my life.

M1: egg and turkey sausage burrito (1/2)

M2: LO Chicken bites from Bojangles

M3: LO Smoked turkey and cheddar

M4: Yogurt and protein powder

M5: Stuffed Poblano peppers with ground turkey

S: Jerky or a protein snack... depends on what of the above gets eaten

E: Very little.

Water and vits on track

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VSG with Dr. Wanchick - Sept 29 2017

Age 52 Height 5'2" HW 585 (2012) SW 460 (9/29/2017) CW 401 (12/08/2017) Next Goal 400 Starting BMI 95.5

Pre-Op: 62 M1: 36 M2: 20 M3: ?

Acedding27
on 12/6/17 6:29 am
VSG on 12/14/17

Maybe one of your goals could be to go hang gliding one day? It sounds like you would really enjoy it! I've never done it, but I'm a little afraid of heights. Maybe one day. :-)

I love stuffed peppers of all sorts. I know I won't be able to eat them for awhile, but is there a recipe for your stuffed poblano pepper that you use? :-)

Ladyblu
on 12/6/17 11:23 am - Jacksonville, FL
VSG on 09/29/17

Wow... I'd never even considered hang gliding. Thinking about it gives me me mixed feelings. I'm afraid of heights as well (Can't even stand on a kitchen chair) but the thought of winging through the sky doesn't provoke that panic... Thinking about it gives me a peaceful feeling. Weird.

I've posted my recipe for Stuffed Poblanos:

http://www.obesityhelp.com/forums/recipe/6028682/Stuffed-Pob lano-Peppers/

Feel free to modify and/or enjoy!

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VSG with Dr. Wanchick - Sept 29 2017

Age 52 Height 5'2" HW 585 (2012) SW 460 (9/29/2017) CW 401 (12/08/2017) Next Goal 400 Starting BMI 95.5

Pre-Op: 62 M1: 36 M2: 20 M3: ?

mmsmom
on 12/6/17 4:47 am - Woburn, MA
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I realized yesterday that I did not eat one thing that I had posted on my daily plan. Oh well.

QOTD: Fly for sure!

B: cheerios and pumpkin iced coffee (not starting out great)

L: noosa yogurt

D: shrimp or chicken and veg

E: maybe a walk - weather is iffy

L/V: good

     VSG on 04/28/2014 

Liz WantsHealthForAll
on 12/6/17 5:06 am - Cape Cod, MA
VSG on 03/28/16

Good morning! More sun here, but we are on the countdown for returning home to more seasonable weather in 5 days.

QOTD: Good question, LadyBlu! I've had dreams when I'm flying, but in real life I'm afraid of heights. I don't think I'd want to see through walls, as there may be things I'd just as soon not know about (LOL). That leaves breathing underwater. I do love the water!

1 year, 8 months post-op, maintenance:

B: eggbeaters, cottage cheese, and Canadian bacon

L: Tuna salad, pickles and cottage cheese

D: Steak and veggies

S: yogurt or protein bar, nut thins and hummus

Liz 5'3" HW: 219 (BMI 38.8) SW: 185 GW: 125 CW: 115-118 (BMI 20.4-20.9) - TT and facelift 1/11/2017.

WL: Pre-op: -34 M1: -17 M2: -12 M3: -11 M4: -7 M5: -7 M6: -5.5 M7: -3.3 M8: -3.3 M9: -2.5 UNDER GOAL! Average calories in maintenance approximately 1350

Acedding27
on 12/6/17 6:21 am
VSG on 12/14/17

Good morning! I am wishing this next week would just fly by...the anticipation and nervousness about my surgery just seems to get worse the closer I get!

QOTD: I would definitely want to breathe underwater. While flying sounds amazing, that seems to be something you couldn't really hide from the world. Hm...you've given me an idea for a short story. It might be time to start writing again. Anyway, I would love to be able to dive into the ocean and stay under for a while without a large mask. It sounds exhilarating.

B: Vanilla protein shake with decaf coffee and splenda

L: 4 oz. baked chicken with half a zucchini

D: 4 oz baked chicken with hot sauce and half a zucchini

I start my liquid diet tomorrow, so my listings will be pretty monotonous.

"Desperation is the raw material of drastic change..." -William S. Burroughs

ShirlAus
on 12/6/17 11:12 am
VSG on 06/26/17

Hang in there acedding :) We are all here for you

You will be on the loosers bench before you know it

Ladyblu
on 12/6/17 11:38 am - Jacksonville, FL
VSG on 09/29/17

It will be over before you know it. And you have been so committed. You are going to do great!

So we have a writer in our midst... nice!

Gwen M.
on 12/6/17 6:23 am
VSG on 03/13/14

QOTD: I would want to fly - in theory, it would burn a lot of calories and get me places more quickly. I would definitely want to fly if it meant I had an amazing 9-foot wingspan that I could summon at will.

1: protein shake
2: quiche (last piece!)
3: roast beef hash
4: another protein shake
5: and I will probably eat a piece of cheese today

liquid and vites: on track
exercise: nope

VSG with Dr. Salameh - 3/13/2014
Diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder and started Vyvanse - 7/22/2016
Reconstructive Plastics with Dr. Michaels - 6/5/2017 (LBL&brachioplasty), 8/14/2017 (UBL&mastopexy), 11/6/2017 (medial leg lift)

Age 40 Height 5'4" HW 319 (1/3/2014) SW 293 (3/13/2014) CW 149 (7/16/2017)
Next Goal 145 - normal BMI | Total Weight Lost 170

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